1.1.1.72: glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP+), go to the full flat file.

Reaction

glycerol
+
NADP+
=
D-glyceraldehyde
+
NADPH
+
H+

Synonyms

AKR11B4, gamma-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase, glycerol dehydrogenase, GlyDH, Gox1615

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.1 Acting on the CH-OH group of donors
             1.1.1 With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
                1.1.1.72 glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Natural Substrates Products

Natural Substrates Products on EC 1.1.1.72 - glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

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NATURAL SUBSTRATES
NATURAL PRODUCTS
REACTION DIAGRAM
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
COMMENTARY
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REVERSIBILITY
r=reversible
ir=irreversible
?=not specified
D-glyceraldehyde + NADPH + H+
glycerol + NADP+
show the reaction diagram
glycerol + NADP+
dihydroxyacetone + NADPH + H+
show the reaction diagram
Q7Z8L1
The enzyme plays a role in the glycerol biosynthesis during growth and in osmotolerance. The glycerol biosynthesis by enzyme is required for germination at high osmolarity.
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additional information
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the enzyme is part of the biosynthetic pathway for glycerol
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